Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
3701 S CARDIFF AVE (Primary)
Felicity House (Alternative)
Important Dates
1904-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
3701 S CARDIFF AVE - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
3701 S CARDIFF AVE Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Palms - Mar Vista - Del Rey Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 5 (Council District)
PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Craftsman    
Type: Residential-Single Family   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, textured; Wood shingles Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Single; Sidelights; Partially glazed Material: Wood
Component: Door Type: Fully glazed; Single Material: Wood
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Porch Type: Full width; Projecting; Piers (Porch Supports) Material: Stucco
Component: Roof Type: Combination; Brackets; Dentils; Exposed rafter tails Material: Composition shingle
Component: Window Type: Multi-light top sash; Double-hung; Single Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Double-hung; Single; Multi-light Material: Wood
Architectural Description
Stucco cladding on first story appears to be an alteration
Alterations
Wall cladding replaced

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-02-13
Context/Theme
Residential Development and Suburbanization, 1850-1980
Early Residential Development, 1880-1930
Early Single-Family Residential Development, 1880-1930
Residential
Single-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • Is a rare surviving example of the type in the neighborhood or community
  • Represents a very early period of settlement/residential development in a neighborhood or community
  • Dates from the period of significance
  • Retains most of the essential physical and character-defining features from the period of significance
  • May be within an area later subdivided and built out
  • Has an important association with early settlement or residential development within a neighborhood or community
  • Integrity Aspects
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Setting
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    Rare example of early residential development in Palms; one of few examples remaining from the period. One of the oldest extant residences in Palms. Became Felicity House, a sober living facility for women, in 1974.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1904-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: d6f378fc-4e8f-4e9f-a98a-6556ec220795
    Property Identification Number: 120B165 422
    House ID: 892746

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Historic Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Palms-Mar Vista-Del Rey Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)